Former Metro drivers take on new role as King County Health Ambassadors to slow the spread of COVID-19

Fatigue from months of quarantine and welcome summer weather have spurred an alarming rise in COVID-19 infection rates compared to early Spring, making it more difficult than ever to observe public health guidance to slow the spread of COVID-19. Taking quick action, King County is launching a new COVID Health Ambassador Program next week to…

Save the date (again!) for the first annual Best Starts for Kids Summit: Communities Building Impact.

Join us for our first Best Starts for Kids Virtual Summit! The theme is Communities Building Impact and we are excited to welcome Best Starts partners for networking, peer-to-peer learning, and hearing what’s next for Best Starts for Kids. When: Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a special preview day on August 17.…

BSK Community Engagement Survey

Best Starts for Kids is community driven which means your input, as community voice, is critical. Best Starts strong commitment to equity requires participation by community members to achieve the kind of community we want to build together.Best Starts had planned to do extensive in-person community engagement this summer. Like everyone else, COVID-19 disrupted those plans.…

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Executive Constantine Highlights DCHS in 2020 State of the County Address

Executive Constantine gave the 2020 State of the County Address on Friday. Topics included the County’s response to COVID-19 plus new actions in human services and addressing systemic racism. Highlights Executive Constantine shared in his speech included work and results from DCHS and Best Starts for Kids.

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Washington’s ADA 30th Anniversary Celebration

ADA30 Logo: Americans with Disabilities Act / Celebrate the ADA! 1990-2020 From WA.gov: "Thanks to everyone who joined us for Washington’s ADA 30th Anniversary celebration!If you missed it – or want to see it again – tune in to the RE-BROADCAST on TVW tonight at 7:00 p.m.- on your local TVW Channel (https://www.tvw.org/about/channel-locator/) - streaming…

Now Accepting Request for Proposals (RFP) Applications for Community Information, Outreach and Referral (CIOR) Services.

https://videopress.com/v/cqOPzopy?preloadContent=metadata Now Accepting Request for Proposals (RFP) Applications from the King County Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Supports Division (DDECSD) for Community Information, Outreach and Referral (CIOR) Services. If you need accommodations to apply, please contact Jim Ott at jim.ott@kingcounty.gov. Please allow enough time to make accommodation arrangements before the RFP closing date. RFP Deadline…